The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 492 441 414
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -27
Contract jobs citing WinForms 133 199 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 1.31% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 144 175
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £37.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £35.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 - £39.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.25
WinForms
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15432 15170 14365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.11% 28.76% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10748 10568 9507
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 265 162
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WinForms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in England

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinForms across the England region.

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in England

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in England

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the England region.

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in England

WinForms
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

WinForms Hourly Rate Histogram in England

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -51 55 £550 +2.32% 22
North West +41 33 £300 -6.25% 14
Yorkshire +20 16 £300 -9.77% 13
South East -5 10 £375 +7.14% 19
West Midlands -54 9 £475 +48.43% 7
South West +13 4 £288 -8.73% 10
East Midlands -11 3 £525 +59.09% 5
East of England +1 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £350 - 1
WinForms
UK

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 233 (89.96%) C#
2 203 (78.38%) .NET
3 124 (47.88%) SQL
4 118 (45.56%) SQL Server
5 102 (39.38%) WPF
6 89 (34.36%) .NET Framework
7 81 (31.27%) ASP.NET
8 77 (29.73%) Windows
9 76 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (26.64%) JavaScript
11 67 (25.87%) Finance
12 63 (24.32%) MVC
13 62 (23.94%) HTML
14 56 (21.62%) T-SQL
14 56 (21.62%) OO
15 53 (20.46%) Microsoft
16 52 (20.08%) Multithreading
17 51 (19.69%) VB.NET
18 47 (18.15%) TDD
18 47 (18.15%) WCF
19 45 (17.37%) CSS
20 42 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
21 41 (15.83%) Entity Framework
21 41 (15.83%) XML
22 39 (15.06%) VB
22 39 (15.06%) C++
22 39 (15.06%) Visual Studio
23 35 (13.51%) Banking
23 35 (13.51%) HTML5
24 34 (13.13%) Analytical Skills

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.54%) IIS
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.77%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.09%) Office 365
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.47%) Internet
2 3 (1.16%) DNS
2 3 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (45.56%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.25%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.47%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.93%) MySQL
10 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.77%) MS Access
12 2 (0.77%) Power BI
12 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (15.06%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.95%) NUnit
4 15 (5.79%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.41%) Moq
5 14 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.63%) Subversion
7 7 (2.70%) JIRA
7 7 (2.70%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.32%) ReSharper
8 6 (2.32%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 6 (2.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.93%) ClearCase
9 5 (1.93%) Rational Robot
10 4 (1.54%) Bower
10 4 (1.54%) Grunt
10 4 (1.54%) NuGet
10 4 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 67 (25.87%) Finance
2 35 (13.51%) Banking
3 34 (13.13%) Front Office
4 13 (5.02%) Back Office
4 13 (5.02%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.09%) Publishing
6 2 (0.77%) Billing
6 2 (0.77%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.77%) Games
6 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 230 (88.80%) Developer
2 154 (59.46%) C# Developer
3 124 (47.88%) .NET Developer
4 76 (29.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (16.99%) WinForms Developer
6 32 (12.36%) SQL Developer
7 22 (8.49%) Senior Developer
7 22 (8.49%) WPF Developer
8 21 (8.11%) C# WPF Developer
9 18 (6.95%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
10 16 (6.18%) Senior C# Developer
10 16 (6.18%) Software Developer
11 15 (5.79%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
12 14 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (4.63%) VB.NET Developer
15 11 (4.25%) Architect
16 10 (3.86%) C++ Developer
16 10 (3.86%) Senior .NET Developer
16 10 (3.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (78.38%) .NET
2 102 (39.38%) WPF
3 89 (34.36%) .NET Framework
4 81 (31.27%) ASP.NET
5 62 (23.94%) HTML
6 47 (18.15%) WCF
7 45 (17.37%) CSS
8 41 (15.83%) Entity Framework
8 41 (15.83%) XML
9 35 (13.51%) HTML5
10 34 (13.13%) Web Services
11 28 (10.81%) jQuery
12 25 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (9.65%) FIX Protocol
13 23 (8.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 20 (7.72%) AngularJS
15 19 (7.34%) ADO.NET
15 19 (7.34%) LINQ
16 15 (5.79%) Ajax
17 14 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (4.63%) Fixed Income
3 12 (4.63%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.09%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.09%) Derivative
5 6 (2.32%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.93%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.93%) Swaptions
7 4 (1.54%) iPad
7 4 (1.54%) Replication
8 3 (1.16%) Equities
8 3 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.16%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.16%) Physics
8 3 (1.16%) User Experience
8 3 (1.16%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 77 (29.73%) Windows
2 8 (3.09%) Android
2 8 (3.09%) Windows 10
2 8 (3.09%) Windows 8
3 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.77%) Linux
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.32%) MVC
3 56 (21.62%) OO
4 52 (20.08%) Multithreading
5 47 (18.15%) TDD
6 33 (12.74%) Electronic Trading
7 31 (11.97%) MVVM
8 30 (11.58%) Unit Testing
9 29 (11.20%) Low Latency
10 28 (10.81%) Risk Management
10 28 (10.81%) Software Engineering
11 25 (9.65%) Algorithmic Trading
11 25 (9.65%) Market Making
11 25 (9.65%) Performance Optimisation
12 24 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (8.49%) Scrum
14 17 (6.56%) BDD
15 15 (5.79%) SDLC
16 14 (5.41%) SOA
17 12 (4.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 233 (89.96%) C#
2 124 (47.88%) SQL
3 69 (26.64%) JavaScript
4 56 (21.62%) T-SQL
5 51 (19.69%) VB.NET
6 39 (15.06%) C++
6 39 (15.06%) VB
7 19 (7.34%) VB6
8 18 (6.95%) XAML
9 17 (6.56%) VBA
10 11 (4.25%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.47%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.09%) ECMAScript
13 6 (2.32%) Java
14 4 (1.54%) VBScript
15 2 (0.77%) ES6
15 2 (0.77%) Python
16 1 (0.39%) C++/CLI
16 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.18%) Degree
2 15 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.32%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) MiFID
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 53 (20.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.36%) Oracle
3 13 (5.02%) Syncfusion
4 11 (4.25%) DevExpress
5 8 (3.09%) Apple
5 8 (3.09%) Telerik
6 7 (2.70%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.32%) Infragistics
7 6 (2.32%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.54%) Sybase
9 3 (1.16%) ION Trading
9 3 (1.16%) SAP
10 2 (0.77%) Misys
10 2 (0.77%) Perforce
10 2 (0.77%) Sophis
11 1 (0.39%) Adobe
11 1 (0.39%) Calypso
11 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.39%) Teradata
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